Book Review: Advanced Bushcraft
30 Aug 2016

Book Review: Advanced Bush Craft

Advanced Bush Craft: An Expert Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival by Dave Canterbury, published by Adams Media. Maybe you grew up in a household of people who hunted and fished, owned a variety of weapons and prepped for disasters. Maybe you were in the military and learned how

Lightweight Quick Dry Travel Towel
26 Aug 2016

Lightweight Quick Dry Travel Towels

We received a package of two travel towels by Snugpak, along with some other cool items that we are currently reviewing. We were excited to get the towels because, even though towels are not the sexiest or most necessary survival or preparedness item, lightweight quick dry travel towels are an

Travel With Confidence With a Theft-Proof Bag
24 Aug 2016

Travel With Confidence With a Theft Proof Bag

In a crowded city environment, someone could come up and attempt to slash through a backpack on our backs and we wouldn’t even see it coming. That’s where the TrustBag, a secure theft proof bag, comes in.

World's Best Water Bottle?
12 Aug 2016

World’s Best Water Bottle?

Have you ever wanted a water bottle that could hold both hot and cold liquids at the same time and could get smaller once you drank some of what was in it? Or could turn into two water bottle if you happen to find yourself sharing with someone who’s a

Gear review: Trayvax Wallet
08 Aug 2016

Video Gear Review: Trayvax Summit Wallet

A solid wallet that performs is essential for everyday carry. We got our hands on a Trayvax Summit and put it to the test. How does it handle a stack of cards and cash? You can learn more about this and other Trayvax products here: It never hurts to

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.
26 Jul 2016

Is a Solar or Gas Generator Best? It Depends.

What makes the most sense? Buying a generator that requires gasoline or electricity, or buying a generator that provides electricity by harnessing the free energy from the sun? Well…it’s not that simple is it? Solar has advantages, for sure, but the gear is expensive, fragile and not very portable. It

types of firepit
08 Jul 2016

Take Flame Anywhere with a Portable Fire Pit

There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this blog, sitting around a fire is on your list of enjoyable past times. It doesn’t really matter whether the flame is big or small, on the beach, in the woods or in your backyard, does it? Propane is cool–um, make that

Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can
23 Jun 2016

Video Gear Review: MTM Survivor Ammo Can

The Survivor Ammo Can by MTM Case-Gard gives you a compact storage unit for keeping emergency supplies underground. Underground storage is often an afterthought for many people when it comes to being prepared for the worst. Underground storage can keep your equipment secure and safe if your primary storage location

Best Bugout Vehicle
18 May 2016

Your Ultimate Guide to the Best Bug Out Vehicles

You’ve done all the right things. You have plenty of stored water and food, your bug-out-bag is stocked and ready to go, you have an emergency plan that you’ve discussed with your family, and you have weapons that you can use to defend yourself and your home. But what happens

knife locking
15 Apr 2016

Knife Designer Creates New Custom Folding Knife Lock Design

In the folding knife business, there have been few changes in the design of locking mechanisms. You’ve got your liner locks, frame locks, lockbacks, slipjoints, buttons and the Axis and Arc type locking mechanisms from Benchmade and SOG. These locks are tried and true and have lasted throughout the years